I am currently a DPhil student studying Interdisciplinary Bioscience (BBSRC funded).
University of Edinburgh
Bachelor of Science with First Class Hons in Biotechnology
Research intern at the Laboratory of Food Microbiology (ETH Zurich).
Involved identifying genes involved in Listeria monocytogenes wall teichoic acid
biosynthesis using phage induced mutagenesis and introducing the CRISPR/Cas9
system to listeria. Results were presented at Cambridge University.
Sponsored by the Amgen Foundation.
SynthSys Research Intern
Summer project at Dr. Patrick Yizhi Cai’s lab (co-founder of The Genome Foundry
facility at SynthSys). Involved building a part of the Yeast NeoChromosome.
In addition, I witnessed and participated in other projects and gave weekly
presentations on my research progress and findings.
Sports and Outdoor Activities like basketball, rugby, tennis and hiking.
Singing and Music: Member of the Balliol Chapel Choir
Drinking Piña coladas and getting caught in the rain